What does progression mean?

Definitions for progression
prəˈgrɛʃ ənpro·gres·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. progression, patterned advance(noun)

    a series with a definite pattern of advance

  2. progress, progression, advance(noun)

    a movement forward

    "he listened for the progress of the troops"

  3. progress, progression, procession, advance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion(noun)

    the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)


  1. progression(Noun)

    The act of moving from one thing to another.

    Etymology: From progression.

  2. progression(Noun)

    A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.

    Etymology: From progression.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Progression(noun)

    the act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  2. Progression(noun)

    course; passage; lapse or process of time

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  3. Progression(noun)

    regular or proportional advance in increase or decrease of numbers; continued proportion, arithmetical, geometrical, or harmonic

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

  4. Progression(noun)

    a regular succession of tones or chords; the movement of the parts in harmony; the order of the modulations in a piece from key to key

    Etymology: [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of progression in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of progression in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of progression in a Sentence

  1. Adrienne Jacobson:

    He is now in more of a general population setting, it's a normal progression move.

  2. Tiger Woods:

    It's just progression, i felt like I had to get my game into a spot where I felt I could compete to win a golf tournament, and it's finally there.

  3. James Scott:

    The human condition is plagued with a labyrinth of shortcomings, frailties and limitations that hinder man from reaching his fullest potential. Therefore, it only makes sense that we find ourselves at the next phase in human evolution where restricted man merges with the infinite possibilities of hyper-evolving technologies. This techno-human transmutation will prove to be ‘the’ quantum leap in human progression. The harmonization of technologically extending oneself, consciousness, artificial intelligence and machine learning will reverse the failures of genetic predisposition and limitation.

  4. Access Hollywoodabout the project:

    Aviators are back, the need for speed. We’re going to have big, fast machines, it’s going to be a competition film, like the first one…but a progression for Maverick.

  5. Clay Newbill:

    I think eventually, it is something we will do, you could watch the progression of those deals and as it unfolds, see the percentages (in favor of success) change as the pitch is happening.

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